It's almost been lost amid all the recent focus on Ferrari, but on Monday Renault will enter an FIA Court of Appeal hearing in Paris in an attempt to ensure that its cars are able to compete in the European GP.
If the stewards' decision issued after the race in Hungary is upheld, then the one-race ban will go ahead and Fernando Alonso will be absent from one of the two races in his home country.
That will be a huge disaster for the team and its sponsors, the Spanish promoters, and arguably for the sport in general.
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